The Dovecote is a unique stone villa built in the early 19th century on the ruins of an ancient Roman bath; Today the villa is the landmark of the estates’ heritage.
The Dovecote is a magnificent villa representative of the elegance of another era. The entrance hall leads to the master bedroom and to a typical Cycladic staircase which leads up to the impressive second bedroom/loft. The residence has a functional kitchen, 2 bathrooms, an ample living room and a spacious veranda. The villa can accommodate up to 4 people in comfort plus one or two guests on the sofa-bed in the living room.
A large hall introduces you to the residence; there is a master bedroom on the entrance level with plenty of natural light and frame-like view from the patio doors. The Cycladic staircase leads up to the impressive second bedroom/loft. This room was the actual ‘dovecote’, where they used to breed doves back in the 1900s. This unique feature is scarcely found in accommodation settings. The house has a fully equipped kitchen overlooking the terrace and 2 spacious bathrooms. The ample living room overlooks the front veranda. Notice the unique wooden-beam ceilings, which support large slabs of Karystian stones. The house floor is clad with the famous white Penteli marble, as are the kitchen-counters and the two spacious bathrooms. The Dovecote provides a sense of grandeur and it is carefully decorated with rare pieces of antique and modern art. This romantic villa is overflowing with history and tradition and enchants its guests. It’s a unique place for memorable moments with family and loved ones.
Facilities – Amenities
The Dovecote is fully furnished to achieve modern style and comfort. It is fully Air-Conditioned and is equipped with a flat-panel LCD-TV, a full set of cooking utensils, dishes, solar panel water heater, electrical appliances (fridge, oven, espresso coffee machine, dishwasher), a washing machine and an open fireplace in the living room. There is also a safe for your valuables and internet access with free Wi-Fi. The guests can use an outdoor BBQ. House cleaning and bed-linen changing are offered weekly or upon request with an extra charge.
The Dovecote is founded on a privileged location in the estate. The side garden is planted with citrus trees. Geraniums and climbing bougainvillea decorate the facade. The long front veranda is ideal as an all-day living space during the summer, with panoramic view to the sea, where you can enjoy your meals or get-togethers. The main veranda below, offers a spacious outdoor living room with large comfortable pillows, forming a private corner for relaxation under the shadow of the mulberry tree.
After you have explored the town of Karystos, the region’s many attractions and the coastlines’ sunny beaches, retreat to the comfort of your peaceful villa for some quiet rest and relaxation.
The outdoor Swimming Pool lies in the citrus grove terrace, above the vineyard and has an amazing, unrestricted view of Karystos bay. The Pool is shared between the tenants of the estates’ villas.
Sun loungers and umbrellas, an outside shower, a spacious shaded pergola, a countertop with marble sink and a refrigerator are available to all guests. The pool offers an area for enjoyment, but also relaxation, making it ideal for your dream vacation.
Iron & Board
4 Ring Stove
Dishes & Cutlery
Alfresco dining with seating for 6
Local Activities Guide
Local Restaurant Guide
Bi-weekly linen change (upon request)
Children are welcome and baby equipment (cots, highchairs) is available upon request
We can arrange for an additional cost (advance notice may be required):
Daily housekeeping (from Monday to Saturday), Wine from cellar, Wine testing, Dining facilities for up to 12 people, Activities and excursions, Yoga & fitness
Karystos town is just 2 kms away, there are many tourist facilities, such as, tavernas, supermarkets, bars, ATM etc. feel free to ask us!